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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 040801
Version
1
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Data Element
Approval Status
Current
01-Jul-2000  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
-
Effective From
01-Jul-2000
Effective To
-
Definition
The number of previous caesarean sections performed on the woman.
Context
Queensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC)
Short Name
Number of previous caesarean sections
Name in Other Contexts
-
Representational Attributes
Datatype
Numeric character
Representation Class
Code
Format
N(2)
Minimum Character Length
2
Maximum Character Length
2
Permissible Values
Valid range 00-15.
Supplementary Values
CodeDescription
99Not stated/unknown
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
In the case of multiple births, count the number of operations the mother has had, rather than the number of babies born.

Exclude the current birth if by caesarean section.

Record 00 if the woman had no previous caesarean sections.
Verification Rules
Queensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC):
Must be a number between 00-15 or 99.
Must be >=1 if 04, 05 exists in method of delivery of last birth.
Must be blank if previous pregnancies = 1 or 9.
Collection Methods
-
Comment
Previous caesarean sections are associated with a higher risk of obstetric complications, and when used with other indicators provides important information on the quality of obstetric care.
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
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Implementation in Metadata Sets

Otherrelational

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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Set TypeNameAscendingIdentifier & VersionObligationEffective FromEffective To
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC)QH 020003 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-200030-Jun-2019
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC)QH 020003 Version 2Conditional01-Jul-2019
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC) Mother Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2016-2017QH 020321 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201630-Jun-2017
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC) Mother Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2017-2018QH 020354 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201730-Jun-2018
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC) Mother Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2018-2019QH 020448 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201830-Jun-2019
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC) Mother Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2019-2020QH 020569 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-201930-Jun-2020
Data Supply RequirementHHS Service AgreementQueensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC) Mother Data Supply Requirement (DSR) 2020-2021QH 020711 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-202030-Jun-2021
Data Quality Declaration
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Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Source Document
METeOR data element: Female-number of caesarean sections, total count N[N], Identifier 297820, Health standard 29/11/2006